Monday, December 27th, 2010
It’s great to know there are some people still hooked on DOS. I too use it for tasks that would otherwise be a nightmare to accomplish using the Windows GUI. Continue reading
Parties are great fun. However, they are even more fun after the party is long over. How? When you take the time off to capture the happy and zany moments for posterity. Here is where some tips on party photography should help you a great deal in carrying on the party conversation over Facebook and other social networking sites. Not to mention, in your drawing rooms and offices.… Continue reading
Caregivers get Smart.
Caregivers of elderly and disabled friends, relatives, and patients are eagerly looking forward to getting “Smart”, thanks to Mizzou University of Missouri’s electrical and computer engineering professor, Harry Tyrer, Jr.
The professor has invented the “Smart Carpet”, a computerized flooring system that uses embedded sensors to monitor walking activity and then sends the data to a computer that… Continue reading
In windows 7, when I look at user folders, I see some folders have padlocks on them and others do not, what causes this and how do I remove the “padlock”. When I look at the properties of each folder, I cannot detect any difference.
How to Get Rid of the Mysterious Padlock Icon From Your File Folder
Windows 7, as in previous version of… Continue reading
I can’t speak for everyone but I love to the recent files list… I mean what’s not to love?
You can bypass the whole Open dialog box and the sometimes complicated navigation, to actually pull up any recent file just by looking in one place.
If you’ve investigated in Office 2010 then, you know that the recent files list is found under… Continue reading
Here at this site you can check out the top twenty engineering achievements of the 20th Century! It is amazing how many of these achievements define our everyday lives today.
For example on the top of the list is Electrification. Can you imagine a life without electricity? I sure couldn’t!… Continue reading
MS Office 2007 & 2010: Let the Program Bring the Templates to You
At one time or another, we’ve all found ourselves searching online for just the right template to do the job we need.
Even using the Microsoft templates site, which is quite organized and easy to use, can be tedious and frustrating, as you try search after search after search.… Continue reading
Imagine this – you have multiple users in your family sharing the same computer and operating system. You don’t want other users of the shared computer to run each and every program that’s installed in Windows 7. Some of the programs which you have installed require knowledge, and you don’t want your kids and other shared members to tinker with the application settings or change the configurations.… Continue reading
Whether it’s Google making it so results are displayed as we type them in, or some other web-innovation, we all know that the way information is displayed on the web is constantly changing.
That’s what makes Google Realtime so cool.
Google Realtime is basically an automatically updating newsfeed that displays the latest results on a given topic. It gathers its results from various social media websites (like… Continue reading